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Will Megyn Kelly's First NBC Interview Be with Vladimir Putin? 

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April 13, 2017
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Will Megyn Kelly's First NBC Interview Be with Vladimir Putin? 

NBC News chairman Andy Lack has been in Russia this week trying to land an interview with President VLADIMIR PUTIN

The gossip is that the network COULD give that interview to MEGYN KELLY, to start her NBC career off with a bang.  That's not a done deal though.  They could also give it to one of their established stars, like MATT LAUER on "Today" or LESTER HOLT on the "Nightly News".

A source says, quote, "It is not clear who would do the Putin interview.  News chiefs decide based on who would be best for the job.  This isn't Megyn's interview . . . yet."

Megyn's going to have a daytime show at either 9:00 or 10:00 A.M. in the fall . . . and a Sunday night show that could launch as early as this summer.

 

Charlie Murphy from "Chappelle's Show" Has Died 

EDDIE MURPHY's older brother CHARLIE MURPHY died of leukemia yesterday.  He was 57. 

He was best known for his "True Hollywood Stories" sketches about Rick James and Prince on "Chappelle's Show".

Eddie hasn't commented, but the family released a statement saying, quote, "Charlie filled our family with love and laughter and there won't be a day that goes by that his presence will not be missed."


Michael Buble's Son is Winning His Cancer Battle

MICHAEL BUBLE's 3-year-old son Noah is winning his battle with cancer.

Michael's wife says, quote, "Thank God, my son is well . . . his recovery is a long process as you all know and he has to continue with checkups.  But we are very happy."

Michael and his wife revealed Noah's cancer diagnosis in November, and soon after that he started four months of chemotherapy.